MANILA, Philippines — The accountability of procuring COVID-19 vaccines must be handed on to residents because the nation step by step transitions out of the pandemic, outgoing presidential adviser for entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion mentioned Thursday.
Concepcion made the comment as he famous some potential suggestions for President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who will formally assume his submit this afternoon.
“Hopefully we ship him a suggestion on how we are able to transition step by step from this pandemic to endemic and there are key factors that must be completed,” Concepcion mentioned in an interview on ABS-CBN Information Channel.
Concepcion mentioned that the general public must be allowed to acquire vaccines.
“We now have to get vaccine producers to use for a certificates of product registration. Why is that necessary? As a result of I consider that caring for our well being isn’t just the function of the federal government,” Concepcion mentioned.
“The federal government has purchased vaccines for our folks. However as you may see, if swiftly our residents cease taking vaccines, then these simply go to waste. So we should always cross on the accountability of procuring vaccines to our residents,” he added.
In the meantime, Concepcion mentioned that the government can still set aside some funds for vaccine procurement for many who can not afford them.
“For individuals who can not afford these vaccines, I might nonetheless suggest that the federal government put aside some funds to buy these vaccines however the remainder, I consider it must be our residents,” Concepcion mentioned.
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